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Stories Celebrating Human Rights
A collection of stories by David Almond, Ibtisam Barakat, Malorie Blackman, Theresa Breslin, Eoin Colfer, Roddy Doyle, Ursula Dubosarsky, Jamila Gavin, Patricia McCormick, Margaret Mahy, Michael Morpurgo, Sarah Mussi, Meja Mwangi and Rita Williams-Garcia
Inspired by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which starts memorably with Article 1: we are all born free and equal, "Freedom" is an enthralling anthology of short stories by some of the world's top writers. Most of the stories have been written especially for this anthology by a renowned array of internationally acclaimed writers, including Paulo Coelho, Yann Martel, AL Kennedy, Ali Smith, Amit Chaudhuri, Ariel Dorfman, Helen Dunmore, Marina Lewycka, Walter Mosley, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, James Meek, Kate Atkinson, David Mitchell, Hector Aguilar Camin, Ishmael Beah, Boris Akunin, Alice Pung and Banana Yoshimoto. Each acclaimed contributor has chosen one of the thirty UDHR rights as the basic inspiration for his or her story, and the result is an anthology that contains a complete mix of thoughtful, serious, funny and thrilling stories that provide some completely unexpected takes on the issue of human rights. Published in association with Amnesty International, "Freedom" is an eclectic collection that will prompt readers to engage imaginatively with what human rights mean for all of us.
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
|Title: Free?: Stories Celebrating Human Rights|
Author(s): David Almond, Michael Morpurgo, Theresa Breslin, Jamila Gavin, Rita Williams-Garcia, Patricia McCormick, Meja Mwangi, Ibtisam Barakat, Eoin Colfer, Roddy Doyle, Margaret Mahy, Sarah Mussi, Ursula Dubosarsky, Malor
ISBN: 1-4063-1830-2 / 978-1-4063-1830-2 (UK edition)
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